The Northwest Environmental Training Center is holding a three-day Carbon Accounting and Climate Strategy series on July 14, 15 and 16.
July 14-16, 2010, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Northwest Environmental Training Center, 650 South Orcas Street, Suite 220, Georgetown.
Climate Policy, Carbon Credits, and Business Risk
SUST-406 – July 14
This workshop will provide a thorough background for understanding the interconnected web of climate and energy policies emerging at the national, state, regional and municipal levels. The workshop will also cover the latest congressional discussions regarding proposed federal climate and energy legislation. Registration: $250/$195*
Managing Carbon: Footprints, Risk, and Climate Action for Business and Government
SUST-407 – July 15
This workshop will provide a conceptual understanding of carbon footprint processes, enabling participants to better manage footprints and understand the results. Various aspects of “climate risk,” including new regulations, reporting requirements, and physical changes in climate, will be linked to carbon footprints and climate action steps for immediate, mid-term, and long-term implementation. Registration: $250/$195*
Carbon Footprints, Step by Step
SUST-408 – July 16
This workshop will provide concrete tools for conducting a GHG inventory (or carbon footprint) of a corporation, municipal or county government, or other entity. The structure of the day will follow the entire process of carbon footprinting. In particular, this workshop will review the state of mandatory reporting in Oregon and Washington. Registration: $250/$195*
The intended audience for these courses is public- and private-sector staff who:
- Must conduct a GHG inventory or interpret and disseminate the results of one
- Seek strategic guidance around emissions management, climate risk, and emerging costs and opportunities
- Must prepare their organizations for mandatory state-level reporting
- Seek to develop strategies to respond to climate change legislation and energy policies
- Seek to include climate concerns in their organization’s agenda
Register for two or more classes and save! These courses may be taken separately or as a series. Receive an additional $50 discount if attending two courses, and $200 discount if attending all three. *Reduced Rates: Reduced tuition rates are available to employees of Native American tribes, government agencies and nonprofits; students; and EOS Alliance organizations.
*Reduced Rates: Reduced tuition rates are available to employees of Native American tribes, government agencies and nonprofits; students; and EOS Alliance partners.